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The interim agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Latvia on the simplified procedure for crossing of the line of the Russian-Latvian border by inhabitants of the border territories

of December 14, 1994

The government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Latvia which further are referred to as with the Parties

for the purpose of maintenance and further development of the bonds which developed between inhabitants of the border territories of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Latvia

agreed as follows:

Article 1

For the purposes of this Provisional Agreement:

a) "the border territories" mean the territories of rural administrations of the Russian Federation and the territory of volosts and cities of the Republic of Latvia adjacent to the line of the Russian-Latvian border (Appendix N 1);

b) "the boundary authorities" mean the officials authorized by each Party to resolve the issues connected with maintenance of the mode of the line of border;

c) "inhabitants of the border territories" mean citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the Republic of Latvia, and also the citizens of the former USSR (before finding of nationality by them) who are constantly living in the border territories at least 6 months;

d) "relatives" mean parents, adoptive parents, stepfathers, stepmothers, children, the adopted (adopted) children, brothers and sisters, husbands, wives, grandmas, grandfathers, great-grandmothers, great-grandfathers, grandsons, great-grandsons, sons-in-law, снох, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, fathers-in-law, mothers-in-law, fathers-in-law, mothers-in-law.

Article 2

The parties decided to use the check points open for the international message for the purposes of the simplified crossing of the line of border, and also to open according to this Provisional Agreement and the legislation according to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Latvia check points for the simplified crossing by inhabitants of the border territories of the Russian-Latvian line of border (Appendix N 2) under the valid identity documents, and omissions of the established form on the right of the simplified crossing of the line of the Russian-Latvian border (Appendix N 3). (Here it is not published.)

Through the check points open for the simplified crossing of the line of border, also persons having the valid foreign passports with visas of the country of entrance can follow.

Opening of the established check points is performed after their proper arrangement and creation of necessary conditions for work of regulatory authorities of the Parties.

Article 3

The omission on the right of the simplified crossing of the line of the Russian-Latvian border, drawn up in the Russian and Latvian languages, are issued by competent authorities of the Parties. Within this Provisional Agreement are understood as such bodies:

a) from the Russian Side - administration of districts of the Pskov region of the Russian Federation;

b) from the Latvian Side - territorial authorities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Latvia.

In case of need changes of form of the omission of the Party beforehand notify each other and approve new sample.

Article 4

The omission are issued to inhabitants of the border territories in the following cases:

a) permanent or seasonal work at the companies, in organizations, the organizations or other production economic activity, study;

b) real estate holdings in the border territory of the adjacent state;

c) appointments to relatives and relatives;

d) serious illness, accident or death of relatives or relatives;

e) visits of places of burials, execution of religious practices, local customs and traditions;

e) holding joint actions by regional authorities on the line of border or in close proximity to it;

g) other reasonable excuses which cause need of stay in the border territory of the adjacent state.

Article 5

Children up to 16 years cross the line of border based on entry in omissions of parents or full age attendants them persons.

Persons studying in the educational institutions located in the border territories of the adjacent states cross border independently according to the documents confirming the fact of their study in the relevant educational institution and omissions. The omission are issued to pupils for the entire period of training. Effective period of omissions shall not exceed one academic year.

Article 6

Effective period of the omissions issued to inhabitants of the border territories is determined depending on the purposes of crossing of border and shall not exceed 90 days.

Article 7

In case of emergency (rendering urgent medical care, natural disaster, etc.), the border territories confirmed with authorities, inhabitants of the border territories, medical personnel, rescuers and other persons under approval between the boundary authorities of the Parties cross the line of border at the next check points according to the documents proving their identity at any time.

Article 8

For crossing of the line of border in organized procedure the omission is issued by group of inhabitants of the border territories to the head (senior) of group with appendix of the list of names of persons who shall have in case of themselves identity documents. The list is certified by the body which issued the omission to the head (senior) of group, the term of its action shall not exceed three days. Crossing of the line of border and movement on the territory of the adjacent state in this case is performed only as a part of group.

Article 9

Crossing of the line of border in the simplified procedure by inhabitants of the border territories is performed on foot or with use of vehicles through the check points open for the simplified crossing of the line of border, in the hours determined by approval between the boundary authorities of the Parties, and through the check points open for the international message, - round the clock.

Data on the vehicle are specified in the omission, and the driver of this vehicle shall return on it through the same check point through which it drove.

Article 10

Inhabitants of the border territories are allowed to be followed in the territory of rural administrations of the Russian Federation and the territory of the volosts and the cities of the Republic of Latvia specified in the omission and to move in their limits.

Owners of omissions return to the country through the same check point through which they performed crossing of border.

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